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Signing petition will strengthen campaign for Haverhill to Cambridge rail service

The campaign group that has led calls for the renewal of the Haverhill to Cambridge railway line want as many people as possible to sign its petition in support of the proposal.

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Council leaders James Waters, left, and  John Griffiths want to recognise the importance of innovation 
Picture Mark Westley

New award marks innovation

The West Suffolk Award for Innovation is new this year to the Bury Free Press Business Awards.

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The Jobcentreplus in Haverhill High Street

Haverhill Jobcentre to relocate

Haverhill’s Jobcentreplus is to close and be relocated in the town centre thanks to an offer made by St Edmundsbury Borough Council.

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Jane Wood of WS Training hands the 2016 award to Chantele Roffe of  Burys Portcullis Market Access, watched by compare  Paul SInha. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Recognise trainee excellence

Apprentices and trainees are the future of all businesses so it is important they are given the encouragement to do well.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom - April 28, 2016: A modern electric tram pulls out of the railway connection station in Nottingham City centre, with the famous Lace market district in the background.

Boost for Haverhill to Cambridge rail link revival hopes

The long-held dream of reinstating a rail line from Haverhill to Cambridge has taken a huge step forward this week at Westminster.

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Lorraine Clark from Clarke Care gets her Customer Care Award 2016 from BFP advertising manager Jamie Brodie, left, and compare Paul Sinha

Your chance to say thanks for top class service

Have you had customer service that went beyond your expectations, either from an individual or a company?

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Former ONE Haverhill chairman raises £1,200 for charity

Former ONE Haverhill chairman raises £1,200 for charity

Sarah Howard MBE, the immediate past president of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, has confirmed that she has raised £1200 for local charity Inspire Suffolk thanks to her participation in this year’s Great East Swim.

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Haverhill accountancy firm to launch Cambridge office

Haverhill accountancy firm to launch Cambridge office

Haverhill based accountancy firm 1 Accounts Online is extending its reach into Cambridge.

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Menta  chief executive Alex Till hands the 2016 award to Ben Lion and Richard Clark of Frank and Ernest

Nominate a West Suffolk new business for an award

Menta, the Suffolk enterprise agency, has spent more than 30 years helped businesses start-up, grow and expand.

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Environment Secretary Michael Gove (right) during his visit to the Royal Norfolk Show on Wednesday, he is seen her with Rob Alston (left) (Vice Chairman)

Gove vows to ‘listen’ to farmers during Royal Norfolk Show visit

New to the job Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, was given a damp introduction to the world of farming in the eastern counties when he called in at the Royal Norfolk Show today.

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Staff at Jacobs Allen

Jacobs Allen in Bury St Edmunds launches a new look as accountancy firm expands

Chartered accountants and chartered tax advisers Jacobs Allen have rebranded as the Bury St Edmunds business grows.

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From left; Cllr Alaric Pugh, Cllr Paul Bishop. James Cartlidge MP, Susan Moore and Cllr Mary Evans at the launch of Visit Clare. Photo by Paul Sargeant.

New tourism project aims to make Clare an area to ‘rival the Cotswolds’

A new initiative to attract more visitors to the Clare area, and with it boost the local economy, has been launched.

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Phil Stittle from West Suffolk College presents Employee of the Year 2016 to Amanda Bloomfield from the Gatrehouse charity

Rewarding a special employee

Employees who make the effort to go the extra mile can be worth their weight in gold to their employer, colleagues and customers.

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Tim Meadows-Smith presents the Contribution to the Community Award 2016 to Frames Adrian Lewis watched by compare Paul Sinha

The Business Award recognising community spirit

All businesses are part of the community they serve but some take that service beyond the commercial.

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Last year's Suffolk Chamber chairman Matt Moss presenting Business of the Year 2016 to staff of Havebury Housing Partnership

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce will judge who deserves to be our Business of the Year 2017

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is once again backing the Business of the Year Award in the Bury Free Press Business Awards.

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Graham Ewart, managing director of DHG

Established Haverhill healthcare company acquired by Direct Healthcare Group

Haverhill based Kirton Healthcare, the UK’s leading manufacturer of specialist seating products, has been bought by Direct Healthcare Group (DHG).

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Lewis Whiting, left, and John Moore who have aqualified for a national brick laying championshjp

Haverhill bricklayer reaches national skills final

A Haverhill bricklaying apprentice is one of two from West Suffolk College that have built their way to a national final organised by the Guild of Bricklayers.

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Paul Donno, director of  Haverhill-based 1 Accounts Online

Haverhill businessman is at the forefront of accounting reform

A Haverhill-based accountant is celebrating after being nominated for a prestigious industry award and invited to join an influential panel.

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Kelly Dawson receives the Business Person of the Year 2016 award from Chris Barrett,left, and compare Paul Sinha

Give praise where it is due in the Bury Free Press Business Awards 2017

The annual Bury Free Press Business Awards for West Suffolk companies are now open for nominations with categories for everything from the newest start up to a business person with a lifetime worthy of marking.

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Radio Caroline has a licence to broadcast on AM from its ship Ross Revenge

Ex-pirate Radio Caroline gets licence to broadcast to Suffolk

Former pirate radio station Radio Caroline has been granted a community radio licence to broadcast to Suffolk and north Essex on AM.

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